Cara Delevingne verified She's Been courting Ashley Benson for a year

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After months of rumors and speculation, Ashley Benson and Cara Delevingne made their relationship Instagram official only a few days ago after Cara posted a quick clip of her kissing Ashley in the film Her Smell, which they co-starred in alongside The Handmaid’s Tale star Elisabeth Moss. Now, Cara has confirmed just how long the two actors have been dating: about a year.

While on the red carpet for the TrevorLIVE Gala on Monday night in New York City, Cara opened up about her decision to go public with their relationship recently. Turns out, there were a couple of very important reasons to end the speculation and start confirming.

About Delevingne
Delevingne is a surname. It may refer to:

Lionel Delevingne, a French photojournalist in the US since 1975
Malcolm Delevingne (1868–1950), an original member of the League of Nations’ Opium Advisory Committee and British diplomat
Charles Delevingne, a British property developer
Poppy Delevingne, a British model
Cara Delevingne, a British model

Cara Delevingne Confirmed She's Been Dating Ashley Benson for a Year

About Confirmed
In Christian denominations that practice infant baptism, confirmation is seen as the sealing of Christianity created in baptism. Those being confirmed are known as confirmands. In some denominations, such as the Anglican Communion and Methodist Churches, confirmation bestows full membership in a local congregation upon the recipient. In others, such as the Roman Catholic Church, confirmation “renders the bond with the Church more perfect”, because, while a baptized person is already a member, “reception of the sacrament of Confirmation is necessary for the completion of baptismal grace”.Roman Catholics, Eastern Catholics, Eastern Orthodox, Oriental Orthodox, and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Churches view confirmation as a sacrament. In the East it is conferred immediately after baptism. In the West, this practice is usually followed when adults are baptized, but in the case of infants not in danger of death it is administered, ordinarily by a bishop, only when the child reaches the age of reason or early adolescence. Among those Catholics who practice teen-aged confirmation, the practice may be perceived, secondarily, as a “coming of age” rite.In traditional Protestant denominations, such as the Anglican, Lutheran, Methodist and Reformed Churches, confirmation is a rite that often includes a profession of faith by an already baptized person. It is also required by most Protestant denominations for full membership in the respective Church, in particular for traditional Protestant churches, in which it is also recognized secondarily as a coming of age ceremony.Confirmation is not practiced in Baptist, Anabaptist and other groups that teach believer’s baptism. Thus, the sacrament or rite of confirmation is administered to those being received from those aforementioned groups, in addition to those converts from non-Christian religions.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Church do not practice infant baptism, but baptize only after the “age of accountability” is reached. Confirmation occurs either immediately following baptism, or on the following Sunday. The baptism is not considered complete or fully efficacious until confirmation is received.There is an analogous ceremony also called confirmation in Reform Judaism. It was created in the 1800s by Israel Jacobson.

“I don’t know [if it’s] because it is Pride, it’s been 50 years since Stonewall happened and I don’t know,” Cara explained. “It’s been just about our one year anniversary so, why not?”

Cara also showed love for Ashley while accepting The Hero Award at the gala, telling the crowd (as well as Ashley, who was there, too): “I also have another very special woman in this room to thank and you know who you are. She’s one of the people who helped me love myself when I needed it most and I really needed it. She showed me what real love is and how to accept it, which is a lot harder than I thought.”

Cara Delevingne Confirmed She's Been Dating Ashley Benson for a Year

A source also opened up to E! News, giving more insight about Ashley and Cara’s relationship, saying, “They are very sweet and loving together. They are always doing simple nice things for each other and it all comes very easy and naturally. They are committed to one another and very much in love.”

ICYMI, all of this good news is happening during the best month of the year, Pride Month, which only makes this queer writer’s heart (and hopefully yours, too) a whole lot happier.

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